Orange Chicken

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Beverley Williams

By
@Beverley1991

This is really good served with rice,

Rating:

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Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 2 pinch
    boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 large
    egg
  • 1/4 tsp
    pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 c
    cornstarch
  • 1/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 c
    sesame oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    sesame oil, divided
  • FOR THE SAUCE

  • 1
    orange
  • 1 Tbsp
    minced fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp
    minced garlic
  • 1/4 tsp
    red pepper flacks (or to taste)
  • 1/8 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1 Tbsp
    ruce wune
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    lite soy sauce
  • 3 Tbsp
    sugar or splenda
  • 5 Tbsp
    white vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp
    cornstarch
  • 1/4 c
    water

How to Make Orange Chicken

Step-by-Step

  1. Cut the chicken into bite-sized pieces and set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl stir together egg, salt, pepper, and 1 T oil. Mix well and set aside.
  3. In another medium bowl, stir together flour and 1/2 c cornstarch. Set aside.
  4. Dip the chicken pieces in the egg mixture to coat.
  5. The dredge them in the flour mixture to coat.
  6. Heat 2 c. oil in wok until hot.
  7. Cook the chicken in batches so you don't crowd it. Fry for 3-4 minutes until done and a light golden brown.
  8. Drain chicken on a plate lined with paper towels.
  9. Clean wok and heat on high.Add 1 T oil.
  10. Add ginger and garlic and stir-fry until fragrant .10-20 seconds.
  11. Add red pepper flakes., onion powder, rice wine. Stir to mix.
  12. Add soy sauce, sugar, vinegar, orange juice and orange zest. Stir to mix well.
  13. Bring it to a boil.
  14. Add the cooked chicken and stir to mix well.
  15. Mix together 1 T cornstarch and 1/4 cup water. Stir until completely dissolved. Add to the chicken.
  16. Heat and simmer until the sauce is thickened, stirring frequently.

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About Orange Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Chinese



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